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Funds support the Dartmouth & District Pipe Band and school and are used to help the organization purchase uniforms, instruments and subsidize travel costs.
Tickets on sale now! You can purchase them online (below) or through band members. Come help us celebrate Scotland’s national day and support the Dartmouth & District Pipe Band.
For Immediate Release – 4th Annual Jigs, Reels and Beers
Dartmouth & District Pipe Band’s 4th Annual Jigs, Reels and Beers event is being held on Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 3pm to 7pm at Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub, on the corner of Sackville and Argyle streets in Halifax. Tickets are $15.00 and include admission, live music, silent auction, door prizes, and more!
Jigs, Reels & Beers will feature performances from band members and guests including pipe bands, fiddles, vocals, drum fanfare, step dancing, and more. Guest performers include Maggie and Cassie MacDonald, The Worry Birds, and Greene School of Irish Dance and the afternoon will be hosted by Russell MacKenzie from FX101.9.
Proceeds from the event will help support the Dartmouth & District Pipe Band and school and are used to help the organization in the purchase of uniforms, instruments and to subsidize travel costs. Dartmouth & District Pipe Band is based out of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, drawing members and students from across the Halifax Regional Municipality and the province. The organization currently consists of a 2 competition bands, a parade band, and a well-established bagpipe and drumming school.
Tickets are available through band members or you can reserve tickets by emailing: email@example.com
Dartmouth & District Pipe Band is participating in Clean Nova Scotia’s Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, at the Dartmouth Commons.
Throughout the summer months the band practices for competitions, parades and performances at the Dartmouth Commons, so to kick off the season they are volunteering to clean up the space for themselves and others to enjoy.
“We really wanted to get out into our community and do something a little different to kick off this year’s pipe band season,” says event coordinator Heather Keddy.
“Choosing the Dartmouth Commons as our clean up location was obvious since we’ve been practicing there for the last few summers. We wanted to give something back to this beautiful community space.”
They will be joining thousands of other Nova Scotians in making our province a little more beautiful this April, which is Earth Month.
The band welcomes players, friends, fans, and community members to join them in the clean up.
About the Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-UpThe Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up is Nova Scotia’s primary volunteer-driven community cleanup program, facilitating year-round, cleanups across the province. For the past 25 years, Clean Nova Scotia is proud to provides supplies and support to participants (individuals, groups, businesses, schools), to carry out community-based cleanups.
About Dartmouth & District Pipe Band www.dartmouthpipeband.comThe Dartmouth & District Pipe Band is based out of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, drawing members and students from across the Halifax Regional Municipality and the province. The organization currently consists of two competition bands, a parade band and a well-established bagpipe and drumming school.
Come and celebrate Scotland’s national day at a family ceilidh featuring performances by Dartmouth & District Pipe Band and RCMP ‘H’ Division Pipes and Drums. Tickets are $15 (10 and under are free).
Tickets available through band members and at the door.
There will be a silent auction with items donated by L&M Highland Outfitters, Deltas in Halifax, Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax, Jeremy Keddy Music, Warner Music Canada, The Worry Birds, and more! Also, don’t forget to purchase tickets to our gift card tree! Oodles of gift cards can be won at a great price of $2.00 per ticket or 3 tickets for $5.00.
Dartmouth & District Pipe Band will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. The meeting will commence at 7pm in the Saint James Church Hall on Portland Street in Dartmouth.
All are welcome to attend.
We recently unveiled our new bass drum, proudly sponsored by Durty Nelly’s.
We appreciate their generous support and now ask that you follow their lead by donating to our organization!
Any donations of $200.00 will be acknowledged, with your consent, in the following ways:
1. Inclusion on our online Donor List.
2. Announcements acknowledging your donation during appropriate events.
3. Acknowledgement on one of our snare or tenor drums!
Donating In Memoriam
Make a donation in memory of a family member, friend or colleague, and we will send a letter on your behalf acknowledging your thoughtful donation.
Donating In Honour or In Celebration
Make a donation in honour of someone special in your life or a special event such as a birthday, graduation, wedding, anniversary, thank you to a special teacher/friend or milestone. We will send a letter on your behalf acknowledging your thoughtful donation.
Individual donors will receive an official tax receipt confirming your donation.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
3:00pm until 7:00pm
Ticket are $20
(12 and under free)
Tickets are limited.
It’s that time of year again. A great opportunity to get brushed up durung the winter.
The 2013 Halifax Citadel Annual Mini Gathering dates are as follows: February 9, March 2, and April 6.
Download the details and entry form here: Entry form 2013
November 25, 2012
3 PM – 7 PM
Durty Nelly’s (Argyle & Sackville St., Halifax)
Family Ceilidh Featuring: Dartmouth & District Pipe Band, Colchester Legion Pipes & Drums, RCMP ‘H’ Division Pipes & Drums, prizes, silent auction and more!
Tickets are available from band members, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 902-579-PIPE (7473). Tickets are limited.
$15.00 each (under 10 free)
Check our event page for more details and updates!
Ivan Richardson Trophy Drum Pad
Katherine Fowler Memorial Trophy Achievement Junior Drumming
R A Stanley Chisholm Award-First Year Chanter
Wayne Moug Bursary– Advanced Chanter/Beginning Pipes
George Fowler Memorial Trophy Achievement Junior Piping
Clan Sutherland Junior Leadership Award
Jim Connors Memorial Award Personal Achievement Senior Drumming
DDPBA Personal Achievement Senior Mid-section
Jim Connors Memorial Award Personal Achievement Senior Piping
Clan Sutherland Senior Leadership Award
Dress and Deportment Award
Pipe Major Andrew Payzant Award
John T. Connors Participation Award
DDPBA Award for Achievement in Junior Piping
DDPBA Award for Achievement in Junior Drumming
Cote Award for Achievement in Senior Piping
DDPBA Award for Achievement in Senior Drumming
Welcome to the 2012-13 Executive:
President: David Marr
Past President: Jim Theriault
Vice President: (open)
Secretary: Ingrid MacLean
Treasurer : Chris Keeping
Ways & Means Director: Heather Keddy
Publicity Director: Lynn Redmond
Social Director: Cathie Caldwell
School Director: Helen Wright
Band Manager: Shona Whyte
Quartermaster: Lisa Leonard
Director at Large: Gilbert Whyte